Why are BTS members excluded from the Star Soldier list?

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All the BTS members are currently serving their respective military service. For the unversed, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook enlisted in the military in December 2023. Suga, J-Hope, Jin joined the rest of the members for their enlistment ceremony. The latest reports state that BTS members have been excluded from the Star Soldier list. This exemption has been made on The Camp app.


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Reason Behind the Exemption: Is it Known?

All the members have been removed from the Camp app as mentioned earlier. This particular application lets people in the military interact with their respective friends and family members. The members of this app are the ones who are included in the Star Soldier list which is a kind of paid service. According to Jang Cheol Min, the CEO of Enable Daon Soft, the company is expected to surpass break-even for the first time since its launch, all thanks to the BTS ARMY.

Coming back to the main report, all BTS members are missing from the Star Soldier list as was last checked on December 23, 2023. The CEO has reportedly responded to such reports and stated the reason behind the same. The reason behind their removal is the ownership of their publicity rights by BIGHIT MUSIC.

Recent Activities

BTS leader RM and his fellow member V enlisted for their mandatory military service on December 11, 2023. On the other hand, two other members, Jimin and Jungkook enlisted the very next day on December 12. The ARMY was happy to see the group reunion RM and Kim Taehyung enlisted in the military. J-Hope and SUGA also joined for the members’ military enlistment. The best part was that everyone shared photos and expressed their love for the fans. Jimin and Jungkook went on to do live broadcasts. They also interacted with fans ahead of their enlistment process.